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The Wall Street Journal will host Newsmakers and CEO Council Summit online on December 7-8, 2020.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:52pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On December 7, The Wall Street Journals Newsmakers event, the opening night of the WSJ's CEO Council meeting, will connect leaders in politics and business in on-the-record sessions to discuss this pivotal time in global history.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On December 7, The Wall Street Journals Newsmakers event, the opening night of the WSJ's CEO Council meeting, will connect leaders in politics and business in on-the-record sessions to discuss this pivotal time in global history.
  • The event will chart the course of the new Biden administration and define what it means for commerce around the world.
  • Potential heirs to the Trump agenda will debate whether the Republican Party, and its pro-business traditions, is still identifiably the GOP of modern memory.
  • Conversations will also assess what it takes to be a global leader in an ever more interconnected world.

Employer Direct Healthcare Announces Partnership with Coast Aluminum

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Direct Healthcare (EDH) is excited to announce its new partnership with Coast Aluminum.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Direct Healthcare (EDH) is excited to announce its new partnership with Coast Aluminum.
  • As an added benefit, when participants elect to use a participating provider through the SurgeryPlus benefit Coast Aluminum will waive all coinsurance and deductible obligations.
  • Employer Direct Healthcare is an innovative health care services business providing high-quality and cost-efficient solutions for self-funded employers and their members.
  • Employer Direct Healthcare is majority owned by Dundon Capital Partners, LLC, a Dallas-based private investment firm, founded by Tom Dundon.

Stella-Jones Announces Appointment to Board of Directors

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

MONTREAL, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX: SJ) (Stella-Jones or the Company) today announced the appointment of Ms. Anne Giardini to its Board of Directors.

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  • MONTREAL, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX: SJ) (Stella-Jones or the Company) today announced the appointment of Ms. Anne Giardini to its Board of Directors.
  • Ms. Giardini joins Stella-Jones Board following a distinguished career in the forests products industry.
  • We are delighted to welcome Anne to the Stella-Jones Board of Directors, said Katherine Lehman, Chair of the Board.
  • Ms. Giardinis appointment is effective January 1, 2021 and brings the total number of Board members to ten.

The Howard Hughes Corporation® Announces New Executive Leadership Team To Fulfill Company's Vision For Growth Across Portfolio

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 12:37pm

"It is an exciting time for me to become the CEO of The Howard Hughes Corporation," said Mr. O'Reilly.

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  • "It is an exciting time for me to become the CEO of The Howard Hughes Corporation," said Mr. O'Reilly.
  • "We are extremely fortunate that Jay is joiningThe Howard Hughes Corporation as its new President," said Mr. Ackman.
  • With David and Jay at the helm, we are ideally positioned to fulfill our vision for HHC's growth."
  • The Howard Hughes Corporation cautions you not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in this release.

November's Top 10 Celebrity Real Estate News: Kate Gosselin, Justin Bieber and Simon Cowell

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 8:00am

Priced at $29.5 million, it is listed with Bonnie Chajet, Allison Chiaramonte and Tania Isacoff Friedland of Warburg Realty, Manhattan.

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  • Priced at $29.5 million, it is listed with Bonnie Chajet, Allison Chiaramonte and Tania Isacoff Friedland of Warburg Realty, Manhattan.
  • A 554-acre California ranch that was once owned by McDonald's Ray Kroc has come on the market at $29 million.
  • The Kate Gosselin home seen millions of times on the reality-tv-hit "Kate Plus 8" show is for sale at $1.3 million.
  • After selling his longtime Beverly Hills home for $25 million, he has sold another Beverly Hills home for $14.5 million.

Schwarzman Scholars Names New Executive Director

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 7:23pm

Schwarzman Scholars announced today that Lara Tiedens, President of Scripps College, will become its new Executive Director.

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  • Schwarzman Scholars announced today that Lara Tiedens, President of Scripps College, will become its new Executive Director.
  • We are thrilled to welcome Lara to Schwarzman Scholars, said Stephen A. Schwarzman, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Blackstone and Founding Trustee of Schwarzman Scholars.
  • With over 500 alumni in its global network, Schwarzman Scholars is in the process of finalizing the selection of its sixth class.
  • Dr. Tiedens will report to Amy Stursberg who formerly served as Schwarzman Scholars Executive Director and who was recently named Chief Executive Officer.

Mattel Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz to Participate in Virtual Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play Conference

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 2:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ynon Kreiz will participate in a fireside chat at the virtual Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play Conference on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ynon Kreiz will participate in a fireside chat at the virtual Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play Conference on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time.
  • The webcast will be available on Mattels Investor Relations website, https://mattel.gcs-web.com/ .
  • An archive of the webcast will be available on the Companys website shortly after the completion of the live webcast.
  • Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of childrens and family entertainment franchises in the world.

AHF: Did Lobbyist Jason Kinney Convince Gov. Gavin Newsom to Oppose Rent Control?

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 9:39pm

Gavin Newsom, the No on Proposition 21 campaign, and his close friend and advisor Jason Kinney.

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  • Gavin Newsom, the No on Proposition 21 campaign, and his close friend and advisor Jason Kinney.
  • More than 340 civic leaders, unions, social justice groups, and housing justice and political organizations endorsed Prop 21, including U.S.
  • Ten days after Prop 21 was defeated, Newsom made national headlines for attending an ill-conceived party for his friend Jason Kinney, a high-powered lobbyist.
  • Newsom, a close friend of Axiom Advisors partner Jason Kinney , whose firm worked with No on Prop 21 consultant Nielsen Merksamer, came to the rescue.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Awards

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 9:02pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership (MMAAP) Foundation announcedits 2020 Research Project Awards in Senior Health (under the Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health) and Dermatology in Atopic Dermatitis.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership (MMAAP) Foundation announcedits 2020 Research Project Awards in Senior Health (under the Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health) and Dermatology in Atopic Dermatitis.
  • "A visionary leader, our MMAAP Foundation Chairman and Founder, Howard Milstein, continues to provide generous support during current difficult period of time with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic" said Sean X. Leng, MD, PhD, President of MMAAP Foundation.
  • Grant applications were evaluated through a two-step peer review process in accordance with the US National Institute of Health (NIH) standards.
  • Panels of Chinese and American experts in their respective fields jointly reviewed all proposals and finalists were submitted for approval by MMAAP Foundation.

Camping World Holdings Announces Deal to Acquire Paul Sherry RV in the Greater Dayton, Ohio Market

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:15pm

Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (Camping World), the nations largest network of RV and outdoor lifestyle - centric retail locations, today announced an agreement to acquire Paul Sherry RV located in Piqua, Ohio.

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  • Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (Camping World), the nations largest network of RV and outdoor lifestyle - centric retail locations, today announced an agreement to acquire Paul Sherry RV located in Piqua, Ohio.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201124005266/en/
    Camping World RV SuperCenter (Photo: Business Wire)
    This acquisition aligns with our strategy to expand into new markets throughout the country, said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman of Camping World.
  • We are excited for the many growth opportunities that we see ahead to serve our current customers and to grow our presence in the greater Dayton, Ohio market.
  • Camping World Holdings is always looking for seasoned and professional RV sales associates, technicians, and retail support to assist with locations across the country.